Places

A rich heritage

You can't help but be impressed by Bradford's industrial heritage with its spectacular Victorian architecture rising up above the city. Explore Little Germany and view the wealth once generated when the city was known as Wool Capital of the world! With 55 listed buildings it may take a while to take it all in.

Bradford's Grade I listed City Hall is one of the most iconic buildings in the city. The clock tower rises an amazing 220 feet above the skyline and has thirteen bells. By simply walking the streets of the city you will be fascinated by the rich history and grandeur so make sure you take your time.

Culture and entertainment

Bradford is the world's first UNESCO City of Film, receiving this accolade because of the rich film heritage and its inspirational film locations. Also home to the National Media Museum, you can view a mix of historical collections to interactive galleries.

Bradford proudly boasts a wide collection of galleries and theatres where you can experience top West End shows, top comedians and international orchestral performances. With an array of museums, mainly with free entry, you can spend time soaking up the atmosphere whilst learning more about the city.

No visit to the city is complete without sampling the delights of its famous curry houses. Bradford has been proud winners of the Curry Capital of Britain award for four years in a row, so it is official, nothing beats a Bradford curry!

Let Bradford entertain you

As you'd expect from the city of film, Bradford is home to the National Science and Media Museum. From amazing exhibitions, interactive galleries and historical collections to Yorkshire's first IMAX cinema and two Picturehouse cinema's, this is a must see whilst visiting the city. The Alhambra Theatre attracts top musicals and shows from London's West End as well as Yorkshire's biggest panto.

Bradford's rich history is brought to life within the fantastic range of museums. Learn about the history of the industrial heritage at Bradford Industrial Museum or visit Cartwright Hall, the fantastic art gallery with an Indian style Mughal Water Garden.

When the sun shines there is no better place than the award winning City Park with its 100 fountains and water effects. Sit by the water and watch the world go by and simply relax.